Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Beauty & Balance

L’Oréal Reworks Geographic Zones, Makes New Executive Appointments

PARIS — L’Oréal is changing the organization of some of its geographic zones concerning Asia, the Middle East and Africa, and has made new executive appointments to match the revised structure. The group said in a statement on Wednesday that the idea is to “give greater coherence to each zone, particularly in terms of consumer […]

Marianna Hewitt to Launch Podcast, ‘Life With Marianna’

Influencer Marianna Hewitt is tapping into her social network for a new venture. Hewitt is launching a podcast, “Life With Marianna,” in partnership with Dear Media, the podcast studio from Digital Brand Architects, which manages Hewitt. DBA and Dear Media were both acquired by UTA in 2019. “Life With Marianna” will premiere Nov. 17 with […]

This Woman Made False Lashes With Her Own Leg Hair

With people increasingly preferring cruelty-free false lashes, the search for natural-looking lashes that do no harm to animals. And sure, there are some impressive synthetic options out there, but as long as you don't count yourself as an animal, one TikTok content creator has come up with a way to get natural-looking false lashes from […]

At-Home Beauty to Rule Holiday Season, Predictions Say

Beauty’s at-home upswing will be reaching its apex in time for the holidays, new data from Spate predicts. The trend tracker estimates that beauty and wellness products oriented toward domestic spa environments will be gaining the most traction. “People have spent the last year indoors, doing research on what tools and supplies they need to […]

Leslie Blodgett’s Life Lessons

Leslie Blodgett built BareMinerals into a billion-dollar beauty brand by tapping into the power of community — long before social media was even a thing. Her story is the stuff of lore: Inspiration struck in the middle of the night, when, sleepless, she tuned into QVC, bought a set of three stacking rings, and decided […]

Travel Retail Navigates Uncharted Territory

PARIS — Travel retail has lost altitude since the coronavirus hit, but the once high-flying channel that’s heavily reliant on Chinese travelers is eyeing new horizons to mitigate the fallout. The losses so far are difficult to quantify sales-wise, say experts, who are vigilantly watching changes in travel patterns and agree this crisis differs from […]

Beiersdorf Snaps Up Stop The Water While Using Me! Brand

PARIS – Beiersdorf AG is stepping up its sustainable actions with the acquisition of the Stop The Water While Using Me! natural cosmetics brand. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Stop The Water While Using Me!, launched in 2011, has been on a drive to “protect, save and donate water.” It boasts refillable […]

Hair Wellness Brand Act + Acre Opens a Concept Shop on the Lower East Side

Act + Acre, a wellness-infused hair-care brand, has opened a concept shop on the Lower East Side. Located at 54 Eldridge, Act + Acre carries the brand's cold-pressed hair-care products, refill stations for the brand's hair cleanse and conditioner products, and has a consultation chair where customers can get free scalp analyses with a proprietary […]

L’Oréal Stock Rises 6.7% on Strong Results

PARIS — L’Oréal stock jumped on Wednesday morning, following the publication of strong third-quarter sales after the market close on Tuesday. The world’s largest beauty maker saw its share price climb 6.7 percent to 261.00 euros by 11:25 a.m. CET. As reported, the maker of Lancôme, Garnier and Maybelline products said its sales in the three […]

Credo Cracks Down on Fragrance in Beauty Products

Credo Beauty is reasserting its role as clean beauty retailer-turned-activist with a new fragrance disclosure policy revealed today. The San Francisco-based clean beauty chain is introducing its Fragrance Transparency Policy, a two-part mandate that strongly encourages the brands it sells to reveal more information about the ingredients in the fragrances used in their products. The […]

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